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The Moor – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Writer: Catherine Lucie Director: Blythe Stewart Reviewer: Maryam Philpott How much do you trust your own judgement, and how sure can you be that your recollection of events is the right one? Memory is a subjective thing, not only shaped by individual perception but also by subsequent repetition and retelling, so over time what we remember becomes little more than ...

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Correspondence – Old Red Lion Theatre, London

Corrospondence at The Old Red Lion

Writer: Lucinda Burnett Director: Blythe Stewart Reviewer: Stephen Bates Think back five years. William and Katherine were getting wed, Katie Perry was dominating the pop charts and ripples from the Arab Spring were starting to reach Syria. Lucinda Burnett’s 80 minute one-act play was first written at around that time and it now reaches the stage, refined with touches of ...

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East of Berlin – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Hannah Moscovitch Director: Blythe Stewart Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty It's a device common enough to be instantly familiar, but done well so rarely that it stands out a mile when properly executed. Using a minor puzzle piece to show a whole picture, an arc to describe a circle. It renders the abstract familiar, and can bring an audience to the ...

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Velocity – Finborough, London

Writer: Daniel Macdonald Director: Blythe Stewart Reviewer: Harry Stern A man falling from a window on the 73rd floor of a tower block hurtles towards the ground with a velocity calculable by a mathematical formula decipherable only by physicists. Not a suicide, not an accident but a fantasy perpetrated by his 15 year old daughter. She explores and explains her ...

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